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The River Room

421 Ridout St N | inside Museum London, London, Ontario N6A 5H4, Canada
+1 519-850-2287
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
421 Ridout St N | inside Museum London, London, Ontario N6A 5H4, Canada
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Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Nice view but very noisy,maybe because it was busy. Service was below average(brought wrong order for one,had to ask for spoons for coffee,bills mixed up, slow).I am also not used to paper roll over the table cloths in good restaurants,also the place is looking very...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank lrickwood
jessjazey, Owner at The River Room, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2018

Hi! Thanks so much for your review. I’m sorry you didn’t have an overly enjoyable experience when you were last in at the River Room. We do have new chairs on order (arriving in 3 months) unfortunately they all just “went” about 3 weeks ago...More

Reviewed November 25, 2018

A repeat visit for brunch was a good decision! Another family birthday celebration brought us back to London again to dine! I chose the skillet offering today: bacon, cheese, peppers atop roasted potato wedges was very tasty! The birthday girl chose the eggs Benedict with...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Oldie49
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely location to show off the town by the water. They have projection available for slide presentations, the staff was excellent- engaged and wanting to please. Set menu offered good choices even for vegetarians. Decent wine list to choose from.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mannonmom
Reviewed March 18, 2018

My first time here was for a birthday brunch of about 15 friends which we had a reservation for (Sunday March 18, 2018). Upon entering, we were not greeted nor did any of the servers introduce themselves to us. The service was slow, they pushed...More

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank AbbyR555
Reviewed March 18, 2018

the food was good and the view was nice but the servers were very rude. They were blatantly being sarcastic and rude to our face, never smiled or told us their name, never came to refill the water and seemed annoyed every time we asked...More

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank Sandra B
Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

A pleasant surprise for me. My first time in this lovely little restaurant housed at the London museum. There is so much light in it! If you sit by the window you will have a nice view of the river. Lunch was terrific. I had...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank gourmetathens
Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

My partner and I enjoyed a Saturday evening thanks to the service, food, and location, in that order. The server Matt, I believe is his name, was attentive, informative and friendly. A blast, actually: sharing his wine, culinary and life expertise. The food was, except...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank carmenincanada
JESS J, Owner at The River Room, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2018

Thanks so much Carmen! I'm sorry your pheasant was overcooked. I'll have a talk with the chefs. ...super glad you enjoyed everything else! Best! Jess

Reviewed January 11, 2018

As I had mentioned in my previous review, I come here quite often, so I thought I would update my review. On this particular occasion, I visited for a corporate dinner. The service is always great, which makes it a very pleasant experience overall. I...More

Date of visit: January 2018
1  Thank winder g
Reviewed January 3, 2018

The venue is unique, with a view of Ron Benner's Photgraphic and Water garden Installation. Very comfortable facilities. Ask to reserve a view of the garden and the Thames River. It is my go to spot for calm, professional non-intrusive service. A great spot to...More

Date of visit: October 2017
1  Thank hamoody2018
Reviewed November 20, 2017

Sunday brunch, with a glass of wine, in an elegant environment, with a view of yhe forks, followed by a tour of the Gallery -- a very nice way to start the day. We come back, often!

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank RegQuinton
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January 19, 2017|
Response from jessjazey | Property representative |
Hi! We do weddings in the River Room. We don't rent it out (meaning you can bring in your own food). And yes, there are additional charges depending on what set up is required. Please call the office for more information at... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 421 Ridout St N | inside Museum London, London, Ontario N6A 5H4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  London
  • Phone Number: +1 519-850-2287
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